Marine Wildlife Mini Cruise to Amsterdam

Join us for our exciting marine wildlife mini cruise! Experts from whale and dolphin charity, ORCA will teach you all about North Sea wildlife in our brand new ORCA Wildlife Lounge and you will have the chance to spot some for yourself from the deck.

As well as 2 exciting nights onboard, you will have up to 5 hours to explore Amsterdam.

Free early check-in and boarding! From 20 May to 16 September 2019, get a head start on your holiday and enjoy early access to the ship with full access to Coffee Crew, Navigators Pub, Sky Bar and Columbus Club from 1.30pm on day of departure.​

  • 2 nights in an ensuite cabin
  • ORCA Wildlife Lounge with North Sea views
  • Opportunity to see dolphins, whales, porpoise & more
  • Activities for all ages
  • Up to 5 hours in Amsterdam with transfers
  • ​Runs 27 March - 26 September​ 2019​
Available on KING SEAWAYS only.
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​​​"Fab, not only did we see dolphins and whales from the observation deck, but both me and the kids learned a lot from the ORCA presentation." ​Barker Family, York​​
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Wildlife presentations

Wildlife Presentations

Join our wildlife officer in our ORCA Wildlife Lounge for a fascinating presentation on the range of marine life that you may encounter on your crossing.

In the evening passengers can learn even more about our local marine life with The Wonder of Whales Evening Lecture.

On your return crossing, enjoy an interactive presentation and documentary full of fun facts!

Wildlife itinerary (Term Time)​

Wildlife itinerary (School Holidays)​​

Wildlife watching

Wildlife watching

After your North Sea wildlife talk, head up to our observation deck. Keep an eye out for dolphins, whales, birds and porpoise. There is a deck watch in the morning, too. Spot wildlife as you sail into port.

Be sure to stick your sightings on our Wildlife Centre map. ORCA also have binoculars that you can borrow for a small charity donation.

Find out more

Onboard facilities


We also have onboard a cinema, casino, and shop stocked with designer treats and souvenirs.

We have 4 bars onboard as well as live performances nightly.

Between our fantastic all-you-can-eat buffet, Explorers Kitchen, and our sensational à la carte, North Sea Bistro, there’s something to suit everyone. Afterwards retire to your cosy cabin for a lovely night’s sleep before a day exploring Amsterdam.

There’s also a Kidz’ Club, too, to keep the little ones entertained.

Onboard facilities​



Holland’s famous capital is a favourite to people of all ages. Continue the animal-themed adventure and visit the petting zoo, steep yourself in nature at Vondelpark, cycling through the charming streets of Jordaan or head to any of the chic bars that line the canal.

There’s also a number of fantastic museums covering everything from renowned artwork to bags and purses.​

Amsterdam travel guide

​​​​​Disclaimer: Prices are subject to availability. Telephone booking fees apply. Terms & Conditions apply​. ABTOT provides protection for your booking as set out in section 19 of our booking conditions.​​​


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